Events in Music on March 31

  • 1841 1st performance of Robert Schumann's 1st Symphony in B
  • 1923 1st dance marathon-NYC-Alma Cummings sets record of 27 hrs

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1967 1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar (London)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix

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1969 George Harrison & Patti Boyd are fined £250 each for illegal drugs

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1972 Official Beatles Fan Club closes down
  • 1978 Wings release "London Town" album
  • 1979 24th Eurovision Song Contest: Gali Atari and Milk and Honey for Israel wins singing "Hallelujah" in Jerusalem
  • 1991 Musical "Will Rogers Follies" premieres in NYC
  • 1996 "Getting Away With Murder" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 17 performances
  • 1996 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 66 performances